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Waste liquefaction company wants Prince Albert, Sask.’s garbage to convert to biofuel

VDQ-NRG, a Prairies-based waste liquefaction company, hopes the City of Prince Albert, Sask. will help it turn city garbage into biofuel.

Xebec signs order for Biostream units to help produce, market dairy biomethane RNG

Quebec-based Xebec Adsorption Inc. has signed the first set of task orders for an initial 18 BGX-Biostream units with Brightmark and Chevron to own project companies across the United States to produce and market dairy biomethane – a renewable natural gas (RNG).

Plans for Prince George biomass-to-low-carbon biofuel plant project proceeding

First-of-a-kind technology will be used to convert sawmill residues – primarily bark – into high-value renewable biocrude which can be further processed in refineries to produce low-carbon transportation fuels.

Vancouver’s ‘greenest city in the world’ aspirations have come up short of timeframe

The city set a number of lofty goals in 2008, but has met only six of its 20 quantitative targets.

Canada pledges to reduce its methane emissions by 30 per cent

The 31 countries making the pledge represent more than 60 per cent of the world’s economy. Methane is deemed to have a stronger warming effect than carbon dioxide, scientists say, adding the reduction of methane emissions is the fastest way to slow down climate change.
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Skyservice is Canada’s first provider of SAF to private aircraft customers

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University of Waterloo’s new aeronautics institute to study sustainable aviation

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